Program Activities

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Program Activities

To accomplish these goals, the Warrensburg R-VI Comprehensive School Counseling Program is an integral part of the District’s total educational program.  The Program is developmental and includes sequential activities in our elementary, middle, and high schools.

Counselors work with all students, parents, teachers, administrators, and the community through a balanced Program of direct and indirect services.  Large and small group structured learning units provide systematic instruction for all students at all levels.  Counselors may plan with teachers and then teach, team-teach, or assist in teaching these coordinated units in classrooms or in other large group settings. The Counseling Curriculum is taught at all levels.

Individual planning activities are provided to assist all students.  Activities are initiated in the upper elementary grades and are continued and expanded in the middle and high school years. Individual, small group, personal, and crisis counseling are available to all students.  

Consultation services for parents, teachers, and administrators concerning student behavior and academic progress are provided.  Referral to other professionals in the district or to agencies and institutions outside of the district are made as required or requested.  Counselors support the overall District’s educational program through general consultation activities and committee work.  Counselors also support their own program through management and research activities, community outreach, business and industry visitation, and professional development. 

School Counseling Strands

The Warrensburg R-VI Comprehensive School Counseling Program provides all students with regular opportunities to acquire a solid foundation of knowledge and skills in personal and social development, academic development, and career development. 


Personal and Social Development

· Understand self as an individual and as a member of local and global communities

· Interacting with others in ways that respect individual and group differences

· Applying personal safety skills and coping strategies


Academic Development

· Applying skills needed for educational achievement

· Applying the skills of transitioning between educational levels

· Developing and monitoring personal educational plans


Career Development

· Knowing where and how to obtain information about the world of work

· Applying employment readiness skills and the skills for on-the job success

· Applying career exploration and planning skills in the achievement of life career goals